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City Guide: Finding Birds in Belgrade

10,000 Birds

Is Belgrade the New Berlin is a question recently raised in Vogue by Marry Holland. Her article starts with a bold claim that “no city makes you feel more like a New Yorker than Belgrade.”

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Wooden chopstick as dibblet

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) A dibblet is a small dibber used mostly for the separation, the so-called pricking out, of seedlings sown and grown in so-called flats (or in large pots).

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I’m done being a Relationship Chameleon.

Elephant Journal

You are no longer the author of my story: Blog Inspiring (Wow) Love Right Livelihood authentic love Fairytale stand in your own truth story storytelling

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Good Apparel’s Hemp Chambray ‘Coastal Canadian Tuxedo’ is Our Summer Ecofashion Fave!

Eco Chic

You can probably see from these images of their new chambray line , why exactly we are in LOVE with Cape-Cod based, all-women-run Good Clothing Company.

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Acorn Woodpecker: The Fascinating Life of the Master Hoarder

Nature Conservancy - Science

The acorn woodpecker displays some of the most interesting and complex feeding and social behavior among birds. A lot of its behavior may even seem completely at odds with what you know about “typical” woodpecker behavior.

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Is jail time justice for abused farm animals?

Eccorazzi

The Guardian shared the story of Owen Nichol, an eighteen year old farm apprentice that was caught on tape abusing cows and calves.

2017 13

People are willing to pay a lot to prevent another BP-like oil spill

Environmental Economics

In my best Thomas Dolby voice: SCIENCE ! According to a paper published in the journal Science   on Thursday, Americans are willing to pay $17.2 billion to prevent another BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Thanks to a team of scientists who conducted a six-year study into the effects of the 134-million-gallon spill, we now have a more accurate picture of the devastating consequences—and also how desperately we want to reduce our dependency.

Black-tailed Native-hens at Bilyuin Pool

10,000 Birds

After all the rain in the northern part of Western Australia in recent months it is not too surprising that there has been an eruption of Black-tailed Native-hens. We have yet to encounter any around Broome this year and our last sighting here was of the one lone Black-tailed Native-hen last year.

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That Time I got Stuck in Pigeon Pose.

Elephant Journal

I got stuck in pigeon pose. But, let’s backtrack a bit. My journey of understanding life through yoga began at the start of 2017, when my husband and I participated, at the recommendation of my dear mentor, in a Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course following Jon Kabat-Zinn’s curriculum and research, something we did for […]. Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Yoga acceptance compassion happiness humor mindfulness travel; relationships; self-discovery

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Anti-Putin Demonstrations in Russia

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) On Saturday, April 29, 2017 there were demonstrations in several Russian cities where, in all, a couple of hundred the protesters called for the President, Vladimir Putin, to leave office and not stand for another election.

Backwards Activists Don’t Mind If You Sell Non-Vegan Food, Just Don’t Hunt

Eccorazzi

In Lafayette, Lousiana, activists are acting out to stop an animal exploiter from exploiting only some animals. KPEL 965 local news shared that Deano’s Pizza has been the target of animal activism pranking after news spread that the restaurants owner and operator is a proud exotic animal hunter.

Where Logging Reigns, Going Beyond Sharing vs Sparing

Nature Conservancy - Science

I’m perched on a wooden tower 150 feet above the ground, eye-level with a centuries-old dipterocarp tree. Ahead the Indonesian rainforest ripples outward, high clouds casting shadows against the luminous green vegetation and red clay roads.

Owls at 70 MPH

10,000 Birds

I have no doubt that most of the regulars on this site have similar driving habits as mine. For better or worse, my head is always on a swivel, looking here and there to see what is flying about, or in my case sitting on top of a cactus.

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A Buddhist Interpretation of April’s New Moon: The Beauty of Starting Over.

Elephant Journal

Some lunar cycles help us wreck our plans, others are meant to encourage us to reap our rewards, and still others like this one are meant to push us toward the building of. Adventure Astrology Inspiring (Wow) Love Non New-Agey Spirituality buddhism buddhist virtues compassion equanimity Illusion joy loving-kindness reality self-care starting over super new moon the four immeasurables

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City of Denver is moving towards natural playgrounds

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The City of Denver in Colorado is moving towards natural playgrounds, should other cities and municipalities emulate and follow suit?

Hardheaded Vegan Bullies, and What to Do About Them

Eccorazzi

I’ve come under a lot of fire from vegans for writing about veganism.

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You’re Invited to Do Science with The Crowd & The Cloud

Nature Conservancy - Science

“For years you’ve watched science programs on public television, now you’re invited to do science.” – Waleed Abdalati, host of The Crowd & The Cloud , former NASA Chief Scientist. Nature needs you … to do science. You don’t need to change your job or get a degree.

Diabolical Raptor Quiz: Mystery in the Trees

10,000 Birds

I’m still recovering from several days of blisteringly good birding in Panama, including a jaunt down Old Gamboa Road. This legendary trail connected to Summit Ponds hosts all manner of Canal Zone specialties, including an abundance of hawks, kites, falcons, and owls.

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“Heineken Just Put Out The Antidote to That Pepsi Kendall Jenner Ad.”

Elephant Journal

What the World needs Now is Love, Sweet Love. What the world needs now: more listening, more openness, more focus on what we all have in common…less self-righteousness and solid preconceptions. “I thought that dude was actually gonna walk out and I was like damn that’s cold.” ” It might be an ad, but it’s beautiful (and […].

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Antifa, Black-bloc and other so-called Anarchists

Green (Living) Review

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Happy Schools

The Green Changemakers

What Makes a School Happy? Perspectives from Six Schools What are the criteria for a Happy School? As part of the Happy Schools Project, an initial criteria was formed based on a desk study and analysis of more than 650 survey responses.

EPA must be having computer problems--all of their climate change stuff has disappeared

Environmental Economics

 Hmmmm.when I click on the EPA Climate Change page , I get this: That's peculiar. I'm looking forward to the updates.  

Black-winged Stilts breeding near Broome

10,000 Birds

This year has been very wet and the local birds have taken advantage of the situation. Not only have the Magpie-larks been busy building their mud nests and the Tawny Frogmouths been breeding at the supermarket car park, but other birds arrived and started to breed.

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Want to Shine? Drop these 3 things Immediately.

Elephant Journal

I didn't want to just get by anymore, I wanted to sparkle. I knew to overcome this difficult chapter, there were people, places, and things I had to let go of in order to recover my sense of self and truly shine. Enlightened Society Inspiring (Wow) diamonds diamonds are a girl's best friend Divorce healing people-pleasing rhianna shine true friends

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Glass jar reuse

Green (Living) Review

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Just Whatever

Eccorazzi

I do not know what cows have done to Josh Tetrick, CEO of Hampton Creek, but it must be something egregious for him to exact revenge by using them in his company’s products.

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BP has funded a book critical of the contingent valuation method

Environmental Economics

Exactly one week after the CVM article estimating BP damages appears in Science  this book critical of the CVM is being published: Contingent Valuation of Environmental Goods: A Comprehensive Critique. Edited by Daniel McFadden and Kenneth Train.

“Keep your taxonomy out of my field guide” – revisited

10,000 Birds

Way back in the days when blog posts still got a lot of comments, I wrote a piece on why field guides that arrange species in a more or less strict taxonomic order regularly frustrate me.

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How I Changed my Life by Changing my Brain.

Elephant Journal

Neuroplasticity is our brain's ability to form and re-organize neural connections. It happens constantly as we go about our day. Whenever we learn something or do something differently, we’re establishing new neural connections in our brain. Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Non New-Agey Spirituality brain focus health meditation mudra multitask Neuroplasticity

In the Garden with Charlie Dimmock and Poundland

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Gardening does not have to be expensive, not even as far as tools go, especially not if you are using hand tools and are not working in heavy soils or are using containers (as I do). Spring 2017 saw the launch of the anniversary collection of our Charlie Dimmock gardening range at Poundland and, yes, each tool costs just, well, one British Pound. It is Poundland after all where things cost (mostly) just one Pound.

How Much Faster Are Carbon Road Bike Wheels Really? (If You’re an Amateur?)

Icebike

How do you like to ride? Do you like to just eat up miles by yourself; or just get stuck cranking in the Peloton? Do you just ride to work or to the next town over every weekend with your riding buddies?

Video Game Removes Boxing Kangaroo to Get Activists Off Their Backs

Eccorazzi

There’s no cheat code for skipping this embarrassing cut scene. News Australia shared the western release of Tekken 7 and it’s removal of Roger Jr., an infamous boxing kangaroo.

A Shorebird Search in Costa Rica, Late April

10,000 Birds

Shorebirds are part of the avian scene in Costa Rica, pretty much all year long. During the winter months, thousands of small wading birds frequent the mud flats of the Gulf of Nicoya as well as estuaries on both coasts.

Does Time Really Heal our Wounds?

Elephant Journal

When our hearts are broken, a profound realization of time awakens. Metaphysics teaches us that time does not really exist. Though ask. Blog Health & Wellness Love Sexy Z ADMIN Love Featured Today change feeling is healing love minfulness